Death by despair is often related to ACEs. Causes of death by despair include unintentional drug overdoses, intentional self-harm like suicide, or chronic liver disease/cirrhosis.
These deaths may be preventable with effective behavioral health treatment and services to reduce harm from addiction and address mental health.
1 of every 20 deaths results from dispair
Over the 4-Year Period
Detailed Cause of Death:
(including drug overdose)
Intentional Self Harm
Chronic Liver Disease & Cirrhosis
Ohio Death Records presented by Summit County Public Health Statewide Mortality Dashboard